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Blood & Aphorisms

Innovative literary magazine of stories, poetry, reviews etc., and an annual fiction contest. See anthology Stories from Blood & Aphorisms by Timothy Paleczny (Gutter Press, 1993).

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   Blood & Aphorisms, P.O. Box 702, Station P, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2Y4, Canada (in 2002)
Editors:   Dennis Block & Michelle Alfano
Formats:   large digest
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2000; in 2002)

Blood, Blade, & Thruster Magazine

Total Issues: 3

A print magazine that blends speculative fiction & satire. The third issue was only distributed (free) as a PDF file on the website. A nominal "fourth issue" appeared as a webzine in mid 2009.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-2006 – 2007: Miller/Contento
Website:   bbtmagazine.presspublisher.us
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Blood from 'Stones

Total Issues: 10?

A promotional magazine published by an individual branch of Waterstone's in Deansgate, Manchester (UK). Each issue contained a piece of (reprint) fiction - usually a short story or an extract from a recent novel - as well as other features such as interviews.

Issues & Index Sources:  1996? – 2002?
Publishers:   Waterstone's, Deansgate, Manchester
Editors:   Matt Leyshon
Formats:   A5
Prices:   free
Pagecounts:   40pp
Frequency:   quarterly

Bloodhound Detective Story Magazine

Total Issues: 14

A reprint of the US Manhunt, though not issue-by-issue; ran new illustrations

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1961 – Jun-1962: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   T.V. Boardman, London
Editors:   Tom Boardman
Formats:   digest
Prices:   2/6d
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly except last issue
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Bloodlines

Small press horror magazine containing at least 1 story by D.F. Lewis.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1993

Blood Moon Rising

Total Issues: 32

"The magazine for all things horror." Includes a handful of stories in each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  2000? – Jul-2007: Miller/Contento (Missing: #1, #2, #3)
Publishers:   Sapphire Publications
Website:   www.bloodmoonrisingmagazine.com
Editors:   Al Vermette
Prices:   $5
Frequency:   bi-monthly
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Blood Oranges Zine

Total Issues: 2

A magazine of horror and fantasy with each issue "posting variations on a single theme (in our case the theme is a quote)".

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-2007 – Oct-2009: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Blood Oranges Zine, P.O. Box 5182, Covington, LA 70433
Editors:   Lacey Jenkins & Anna Marie
Prices:   $3.00
Frequency:   irregular
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The Blood Review

Total Issues: 4

Semi-professional magazine. This was subtitled "The Journal of Horror Criticism", but it began to run fiction and by issue #4 had a substantial portion of fiction and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1989 – Oct-1990: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Villegas, Denver
Editors:   Ruben Sosa Villegas
Formats:   quasi-slick (paginations varied)
Prices:   $7
Pagecounts:   72pp
Frequency:   roughly quarterly
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Blood Roses

Total Issues: 3?

Fanzine featuring a mix of horror fiction and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2000 – #3, 2001: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Blood Letters Press, Jacobson, Minnesota
Editors:   Doris Pearson
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Blood Samples

Total Issues: 6?

"A magazine of vampire flash fiction and artwork. It focuses on non-traditional, humorous, and romantic vampire tales."

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-2001 – 2003?: Miller/Contento (Missing: all except #1 & #2)
Publishers:   Anxiety Publications, PMB 314, 101 Middlesex Tpke Ste 6, Burlington, MA 01803
Editors:   Kate Hill
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Bloodsongs

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1994 – 1998: Miller/Contento

Publishers

  1994 – 1996: Bambada Press, Melbourne, Australia
  1997 – 1998: Implosion Publishing, 1921 E. Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor, Orlando, FL 32803

Website

  www.chrisamasters.com/bloodsongs/bloodsongs.html

Editors

  1994 – 1996: David G. Barnett
  1997 – 1998: Cynthia Ariel Conlin
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Blossom

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Blue and Gray Weekly

Total Issues: 32

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Aug-1904 – 17-Mar-1905: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   F. Tousey
Formats:   11 x 8"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32
Frequency:   Weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Blue Band Magazine

Total Issues: 1

This magazine may have been retitled from something as it began Vol.1 No.2. The Cover says November-December 1931 while the contents page says October-November.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct/Nov-1931: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Blue Band (Harold Hersey)
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bi-monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Bluebird

Total Issues: 100

Girls' paper. Incorporated into My Weekly (adult)

Issues & Index Sources:  28-Oct-1922 – 20-Sep-1924
Publishers:   D.C. Thomson
Pagecounts:   28pp
Frequency:   weekly

(The) Blue Book (Magazine)

Total Issues: 613

One of the great general pulps. Later relaunched as a "rather tawdry sex/adventure mag" under the title Bluebook for Men.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1905 – Aug-1906,as The Monthly Story Magazine
General Fiction Index
  Sep-1906 – Apr-1907,as The Monthly Story Blue Book Magazine
General Fiction Index
  May-1907 – Jan-1952,as The Blue Book Magazine
General Fiction Index
  Feb-1952 – May-1956,as Bluebook
General Fiction Index

Publishers

  May-1905 – Mar-1921: The Story-Press Corporation
  Apr-1921 – Sep-1929: The Consolidated Magazines Corporation
  Oct-1929 – Dec-1935: The McCall Company
  Jan-1936 – May-1956: McCall Corporation

Editors

  May-1905 – 1906: Trumbull White
  1906 – 1911: Karl Edwin Harriman
  1911 – Jan-1919: Ray Long
  Feb-1919 – Jun-1927: Karl Edwin Harriman
  Jul-1927 – Nov-1929: Edwin Balmer
  Dec-1929 – Jan-1952: Donald Kennicott (Associate Editor since May-1916 at least)
  Feb-1952 – Apr-1954: Maxwell Hamilton
  May-1954 – May-1956: Andr^e' Fontaine

Formats

  May-1905 – Sep-1930: standard pulp
  Oct-1930 – Aug-1932: letter
  Sep-1932 – Aug-1941: standard pulp
  Sep-1941 – Sep-1954: letter
  Oct-1954 – May-1956: side-stapled letter

Prices

  May-1905 – Feb-1907: 10c
  Mar-1907 – Aug-1918: 15c
  Sep-1918 – Jul-1925: 20c
  Aug-1925 – Aug-1932: 25c
  Sep-1932 – Aug-1939: 15c
  Sep-1939 – May-1956: 25c

Pagecounts

  May-1905 – Feb-1907: 206pp
  Mar-1907 – Jun-1914: 224pp
  Jul-1914 – Sep-1914: 192pp
  Oct-1914 – Apr-1917: 240pp
  May-1917 – Jul-1925: 192pp
  Aug-1925 – Sep-1930: 196pp
  Oct-1930 – Mar-1932: 136pp
  Apr-1932: 128pp
  May-1932 – Aug-1932: 120pp
  Sep-1932 – Mar-1934: 160pp
  Apr-1934 – Aug-1939: 144pp
  Sep-1939 – Aug-1941: 192pp
  Sep-1941 – Jan-1952: 144pp
  Feb-1952 – May-1956: 128pp

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  Blue Book—The Slick in Pulp Clothing
  The Pulp Magazines Project
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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